100 Patient Testimonials for Dr. Gyu Gang and Dr. Takeyoshi Ota!!!
Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Published: May 11, 2022
This is a huge accomplishment for these heart valve experts who have successfully treated so many patients in our community. So you know, Dr. Gang and Dr. Ota are the fourth and fifth members of our team to receive 100 patient testimonials.
Patients Celebrate Dr. Gyu Gang!
As part of the Northwestern Medicine team, Gyu I. Gang, MD leads the heart surgery program at Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital in the western suburbs of Chicago. As surgical director, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute West, Dr. Gang and his clinical team provide leading-edge techniques in heart valve surgery and other cardiac surgeries including aortic aneurysm, atrial fibrillation and coronary artery disease.
Larry Peterson, an aortic valve replacement patient who just had surgery on March 18, 2022, posted the following about Dr. Gang:
“I am very fortunate to have had Dr. Gang do my aortic valve replacement. I feel like he has saved and renewed my life. It has now been 6 weeks since my surgery and I am feeling great! During these 6 weeks, I have not felt any pain and have not taken any pain medications. It is truly miraculous transformation of my life! Thanks you Dr. Gang!!” — Larry Peterson
Dr. Gyu Gang
Patients Applaud Dr. Takeyoshi Ota!
At the University of Chicago Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, Takeyoshi Ota, MD, PhD is an expert in the surgical treatment of aortic disease. Dr. Ota’s research focuses on tissue engineering and developing advanced technologies for heart surgery. Dr. Ota holds two patents, including one for the creation of decellularized tissue. In addition to publishing numerous works in scientific journals, Dr. Ota serves as a reviewer for several publications, including The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Biomaterials and the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.
Dr. Takeyoshi Ota
Edward Avis, a recent heart valve surgery patient, posted the following about Dr. Ota:
“Dr. Ota is a kind, compassionate surgeon who explained everything both before and after surgery, which helped me and my family feel less afraid and more confident about the procedure to replace my aortic valve via open heart surgery. Dr. Ota’s medical credentials, or course, are unparalleled but his demeanor and bedside manner are what helped me me through a very difficult and scary time. I couldn’t recommend him more highly.” — Edward Avis
Many Thanks to Dr. Gang & Dr. Ota
On behalf of their patients and our community, we would like to extend a big “Thank You” to Dr. Gang and Dr. Ota for their dedication to helping patients with heart valve disease. We really appreciate all that you and your teams do to provide excellent surgical outcomes for the treatment of valvular and related cardiac diseases.
Keep on tickin’ Dr. Gang & Dr. Ota!